La Gazzetta Italiana

Sting is upset that as many as 40 illegal immigrants worked his estate last year

November 2016
Rock star Sting who owns an 865-acre wine producing estate in Tuscany is reported to be upset that as many as 40 illegal immigrants worked his estate last year. According to investigators, 11 people were implicated with charges of fraud, profiting...


A wine fountain in the Abruzzo region has been inaugurated

November 2016
A wine fountain in the Abruzzo region of central Italy has been inaugurated and is accessible 24/7. The fontana del vino is located in Caldari di Ortona and is completely free; just bring your glass! The fountain helps promote a pilgrimage to the...


Hot Apple Pie

October 2016
This warm apple cider drink makes for the perfect fall cocktail! Ingredients2 oz. TuacaHot apple ciderWhipped creamCinnamon stick for garnish DirectionsPour the Tuaca in an Irish coffee glass. Fill with hot apple cider. Top with whipped cream....


Sister Blandina Was the Fastest Draw in the West

October 2016
Suor Blandina Segale divenne celebre alla fine del 1800 per la sua attività di missionaria nel Far West e per i suoi leggendari incontri con il fuorilegge Billy the Kid, fatto per cui è passata alla storia come “la suora...


"Clevelandizing" the Italian Immigrants

October 2016
Nearly 5 million Italians were “shipped” through New York harbor between 1880 and 1924. For the most part, they were processed through Castle Garden/Ellis Island aka the “Isle of Tears.” New York was but the first stop for...


Letter from Mayor Frank Jackson

October 2016
As Mayor and as a man of Italian descent, I am proud to celebrate Italian American Heritage Month in Cleveland. Italian Americans build upon the diversity of our city in all areas from history and art to education and economic development. Since...


Vatican City

October 2016
Vatican City is a walled enclave within the city of Rome. As the smallest state in the world (it’s officially known as Vatican City State or the State of the Vatican), it is currently ruled by Pope Francis, the 266th Pope of the Roman...


Fr. Jim Ragnoni

October 2016
I was very fortunate to know Father Jim for some 40 years, but I got to know him especially well the last 20 years due to our affiliation with the Italian American Professional & Businessmen's Club (IAPBC). He was the Chaplain of our club. I...


October 2016 Events

October 2016
Mushrooms, chestnuts, chocolate, and truffles dominate the fall’s food, wine and harvest festivals and World Pasta Day is Oct. 23. Alba (Cuneo/Piemonte). The White Truffle festival is one of the biggest festivals in Italy. A major event is...


Who Invented the Telephone?

October 2016
A chi attribuire la paternità del telefono? Ad Antonio Meucci nel 1872 o ad Alexander Graham Bell nel 1876? L’inventore italiano nacque a Firenze da una famiglia modesta e contro il volere del padre si iscrisse all’accademia...


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